Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

The boathouse is currently CLOSED: As the COVID-19 situation develops, we will be updating our community through our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please stay tuned, we are optimistic that there will be rowing programs available in 2020. There is also information on the Cleveland Rowing Foundation website.

Rowing in Cleveland

We have programs that will fit just about every type of rower, new and experienced -- Summer & Fall Rowing Leagues, Recreational, Masters Competitive, and Sculling. Outreach programs include Veterans & Military Rowing League, Para & Adaptive Rowing

Find your program

Try Rowing

Never rowed before but would like to give it a try? WRRA has been training Clevelanders how to row since 1989. Learn to Rows are half day instructional sessions that introduce new rowers to the sport on the Cuyahoga River.

Learn to row


WRRA operational costs are not insignificant. Dues and fees alone are not sufficient to cover the cost of all programs. In order to achieve its mission while keeping costs at a sustainable level, WRRA relies on donations. Several options are available to get involved.

Types of giving

Latest News

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

March 10, 2020

Please read the message below from the Cleveland Rowing Foundation regarding closure of our boathouse. All events at the boathouse are cancelled throu…

New Rowers Meet and Greet

March 1, 2020

Interested in rowing? Just like being on the water? Want to explore Cleveland in a new way? Need new friends who like to do cool stuff? We got all tha…

Maintenance Days

March 15, 2019

If it’s March, it’s time to get the WRRA fleet READY TO ROW! WRRA is looking for volunteers to assist with upcoming pre-season maintenance days every…